Carl Fogarty had a big off at Dirt Quake, suffered ten broken ribs, a broken shoulder and a punctured lung after his spill from his Triumph and then promised his wife Michaela that he was finished with racing for good.
The four-times World Superbike winner, told fans on social media: “Well Sunday was going mega @dirtquake won five out of six race heats.
“Errr then had a little crash. Two broken ribs a punctured lung and a broken shoulder blade. Nothing really too bad.”
He later added: “The rib count is now up too 10 broke!!” (sic)